Word of the Day: Parietal Eminence

Posted by on Apr 25, 2015 in Anatomy | No Comments

This is a “micro-blog” or “word of the day” tip: today’s word being “Parietal Eminence” The widest part of the skull.

Parietal eminence   animation01 - Word of the Day: Parietal Eminence

The parietal bone is one of the large component bones of the skull and makes up the side and top of the skull. See in the illustration below of a child’s skull (tuber parietale).

Braus 1921 362 - Word of the Day: Parietal Eminence